Day 22 19-05-2014 Mon Batheaston

We visited Bristol today and saw a great deal there – an attractive an likable city. This was also our first use of the “Park and Ride” system, whereby you park your car in a designated car park on the city perimeter and a bus then whisks you into town. It worked pretty well.

Bristol Harbour

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SS Great Britain

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This was built to honour John Cabot (Giovanni Cabboto) who discovered Canada in 1497, sailing from Bristol.

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Creature from outer space
Creature from outer space

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Sensors to detect fractures
Sensors to detect fractures

IMG_3399 IMG_3407 IMG_3408 IMG_3409 IMG_3420 IMG_3426On the way home we stopped in Bath to take in a few of the sights, Royal Crescent foremost amongst them.

where Joan stayed with her aunt in Royal Crescent





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